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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Watchmen

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


The Minutemen - This group of costumed adventurers formed in 1939 and disbanded in 1949. The group originally consisted of The Comedian, Night Owl, Sally Jupiter, Mothman, The Silhouette, Hooded Justice, and Dollar Bill. Although most of the costumed heroes from this group play some role in the graphic novel, the group as a whole is relatively insignificant to the graphic novel's plot development.

New Frontiersman

An ultra-right-wing newspaper filled with conspiracy theories, anticommunist ranting, and yellow journalism. This paper is frequently read by Rorschach, who apparently gleans a large amount of useful...

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